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Sony HT-G700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Sony HT-G700. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the design and soundstage are on the whole positive. The usability and price also get good feedback. There are some less positive opinions about the connectivity.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony HT-G700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 99/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Nick Woodard (

Sony HT-G700 review: Virtually irresistible


Sony has tasked its new soundbar with achieving the near-impossible: Creating the immersive experience of a home theater, without the many speakers that typically work in unison to deliver that kind of sound. To add to the challenge, Sony attempted to...

Simple setup Compact design Stellar sound for music Effective virtual Dolby Atmos

Lacks Wi-Fi connectivity Not quite as immersive as true surround sound

The Sony HT-G700 is a value for its price, offering great sound for both music and movies while doing so in a minimalist package. While its technology commendably compensates for its lack of true surround sound, it doesn’t totally make up for the...

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Sony HT-G700 review


The Sony HT-G700 is an affordable Atmos soundbar that's big on sound and value

Big, weighty sound ; Impressive Atmos effect ; Solid and stylish

Lack of crispness and clarity ; No streaming functionality

The Sony HT-G700 is big on sound and on value – for cinematic scale and weight, there are few better soundbars at the price

Sep, 2020

Expert review by (

Sony's Dolby Atmos soundbar is excellent for home theater and music even though it lacks "true" height effects.


Sony's Dolby Atmos soundbar is excellent for home theater and music even though it lacks "true" height effects.

May, 2020

Expert review by : Jez Ford (

Sony HT-G700 Soundbar review


The Sony HT-G700 leads its features on delivering “cinematic surround sound” from a 3.1-channel Dolby Atmos/DTS:X soundbar and wireless subwoofer. Physically, those three channels face forward and have nothing to do with surround nor the height...

Compact Atmos/DTS:X bar Immersive AE for lesser signals Bluetooth for TV and music

No dedicated height/surround drivers Height/surround claims overstated

Sony’s 3.1-channel soundbar delivers TV and movie sound respectably, and music averagely. It’s not class-leading at the price, and the claims for delivering virtual height and surround are overstated, but it’s a nice little soundbar that will perfectly...

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : Ben Patterson (

Sony HT-G700 review: This Atmos- and DTS:X-enabled soundbar boasts a trifecta of virtual 3D modes, but no Wi-Fi


Its arsenal of virtual 3D modes is impressive, but without Wi-Fi, the HT-G700 is missing a bevy of key features given its price tag.

Support for virtual 3D modes from Dolby, DTS, and Sony ; Crisp, punchy sound ; Easy setup ; Night and voice enhancer modes

Virtual 3D modes sound harsh at times ; No Wi-Fi support ; Remote is tricky to use

The Sony HT-G700 offers an embarrassment of riches as far as virtual 3D audio engines are concerned; indeed, if you ever wanted the opportunity to stack the virtual 3D sound technology of Dolby, DTS, and Sony against each other, this versatile soundbar...

Expert review by : Ryan Waniata (



While other Dolby Atmos soundbars are finding new ways to add more speakers, Sony has taken a different tack: Atmos virtualization. Instead of loading up speakers that bounce sound off your walls for sonic immersion, bars like Sony's new HT-G700 use...

Clear, detailed sound Slim and simple design Impressive Dolby Atmos virtualization

Not upgradeable No WiFi Lack of height speakers limits Atmos immersion

Sony’s HT-G700 sounds quite good, offering a surprisingly expansive soundstage for everything from music to Dolby Atmos content. It offers future-proofing features like eARC, and supports every sound format you could want, all in a decidedly small form...

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : Sameer Mitha (

Sony HT-G700 TV Soundbar Review


Read the in depth Review of Sony HT-G700 TV Soundbar Audio Video. Know detailed info about Sony HT-G700 TV Soundbar configuration, design and performance quality along with pros & cons, Digit rating, verdict based on user opinions/feedback.

Great sound output ; Easy to set up ; Support for Dolby Atmos and DTS-X ; Simple, easy to use remote control

Not true Dolby Atmos surround sound ; No internet connectivity or app support

If you have a budget of 40K for a premium soundbar then yes, you can consider the Sony HT-G700. It has fantastic sound output, supports Dolby Atmos, 4K HDR passthrough with Dolby Vision support and a simple plug and play setup. What it lacks is any...

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Yasmin Kötter (

Im Test: Internet-Handy G700 von Sony Ericsson


Sony Ericsson vermarktet das G700 als Internet-Handy. Berührungsempfindliches Display und UMTS klingen nach guten Voraussetzungen dafür. Was dem G700 dagegen zum mobilen Surfen fehlt, verrät der netzwelt-Test.

Die Ausstattung des Sony Ericsson G700 ist eigentlich rund. Für ein spezielles Internet-Handy klaffen jedoch deutliche Lücken in der Liste: Das Fehlen von HSDPA und WLAN ist unverständlich. Für mobiles Internet sind klassische Smartphones besser...

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : L'équipe CNET France (

Test Sony HT-G700 : notre avis - CNET France


La barre de son Dolby Atmos de Sony est excellente pour le home cinéma et la musique même si elle manque de « vrais » effets de hauteur.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Sven Van Herck Sven Van Herck (

Sony HT-G700 review: Stijlvolle soundbar met subwoofer Gerelateerde artikelen


Deze 3.1-kanaals soundbar van Sony zorgt voor een geweldige TV- en filmervaring, maar heeft in dit prijssegment veel concurrentie. Kan de Sony HT-G700 zich voldoende onderscheiden?

Bluetooth-ondersteuning ; Atmos/DTS:X ; Immersive AE voor surround sound

Digitaal surround is nog steeds geen echt surround ; Sommige opties niet op afstandsbediening

De Sony HT-G700 is een zeer goede soundbar in zijn prijscategorie en zal iedereen die nog steeds zijn tv-luidsprekers gebruikt omverblazen met het grote verschil. Het blijft natuurlijk een 3.1-kanaals soundbar en daarop accuraat surround sound...

Aug, 2020

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